Bellows Falls is an incorporated village located in the town of Rockingham in Windham County, near the southeastern state line between Vermont and New Hampshire, along the Connecticut River. The village is crossed by Interstate 91 and U.S. Route 5, which run parallell to each other, and are the only roads in Vermont that run thru both the southern state line to Massachusetts, and the northern state border to Quebec, Canada.
Bellows Falls is home to the Green Mountain Railroad, a heritage railroad, and to the annual Roots on the River Festival.
Some notable people from Bellows Falls include: Donald H. Balch, US Air Force general; Colleen Barrett, president of Southwest Airlines; Arthur Chase, co-founder of Theta Chi Fraternity; Carlton Fish, baseball player; Jay H. Gordon, politician & auditor of accounts; Hetty Green, businesswoman; Henry Alfred Hosking, politician; James F. Howard Jr, professor of neurology & medicine; Michael Palma, poet & translator; Roger Robb, judge; Thomas P. Salmon, governor of Vermont; Gary Smith, record producer; Ernest Thompson, playwright & actor; and Melissa Leo, Actress.
The greatest rock opera of the 20th century explores the passion of Christ through the eyes of Judas Iscariot in what Rolling Stone called 'one of the 10 best musicals of all time.' Matinee performances on 3/31 and 4/7. Discount performances on 3/29 and 4/5.